whippy


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whippy

(ˈwɪpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
resembling a whip, esp in being slim or fast

whip•py

(ˈʰwɪp i, ˈwɪp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a whip.
2. bending and snapping back in the manner of a whip: a whippy tree branch.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.whippy - bending and snapping back readily without breaking
elastic - capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"
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whippy

[ˈwɪpɪ] ADJflexible, dúctil

whippy

adj cane, fishing rodbiegsam, elastisch
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He was pure white, with a fawn-coloured saddle just behind his neck, and a fawn diamond at the root of his thin whippy tail.
September could be just as whippy as there’s no want for events.
To top off the splendid day Mr Whippy arrived to serve up ice cream that helped to cool everyone down in the warm weather.
Police are probing a 'nuisance complaint' after two rival ice cream sellers called 'Mr Whippy' and 'Mr Creamy' were witnessed fighting over their cherished town centre pitches.
BY STEPHEN WHITE MR WHIPPY and Mr Creamy have lost their cool in a battle over the sweetest town-centre pitches.
| SUMMER-PRUNE wisteria - this just means cutting back long whippy shoots to about six leaves.
Then a Mr Kipling slice for afters and an ice cream from Mr Whippy. Yum.
The first interview began with Evan Davies conjuring up unsavoury images by telling us that his dog, Mr Whippy, had already done his 'business', which didn't matter because Mr Evans and Mr (Matt) Hancock proceeded to do their own 'business' all over what should be proper political discourse.
Daniel Whippy, director, Carpenters Properties Limited, said: "We plan on replicating the success of other waterfront entertainment and commercial precincts across Asia Pacific and are thrilled to have Hilton Suva and Hilton Garden Inn Suva as the anchor hotels for this project."
Wisteria, which has thrown out long whippy stems, can be clipped back to about two or three buds.
The FDA said that the products Lacto Pafi, M&S The Whippy One, M&S The Marshmallow Faces, and M&S Very Cherry Jellies are now registered with the agency "pursuant to the compliance of the market authorization holder to the existing laws, rules, and regulations of this office."
Other keynote speakers included KPMG's Midlands Regional Chairman, Karl Edge, Kate Nash OBE from PurpleSpace and Graeme Whippy MBE from Channel 4.